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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Cap Skirring

Senegal

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 12° 21.779' N
Longitude: 16° 44.24' W

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All the coastline south of the airport and Club Mediterrane (Club Med)

English (Translate this text in English): All the coastline south of the airport and Club Mediterrane (Club Med)

English (Translate this text in English): All the coastline south of the airport and Club Mediterrane (Club Med)

English (Translate this text in English): All the coastline south of the airport and Club Mediterrane (Club Med)

DistanceIn the city

WalkGood walk (15-30 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Cap Skiring, Skiring

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualitySloppy

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionDon't know

BottomSandy

PowerOrdinary

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest

Good wind directionSouthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionDon't know

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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I've just know to surf this spot with my bodyboard, just short rides because of the shirt but powerful waves coming with the rising tide. It's the only spot I know in the southern Senegal. You can find a surf shop in Yoff, just north of Dakar. It's the Tribal Surf Shop.

English (Translate this text in English): I've just know to surf this spot with my bodyboard, just short rides because of the shirt but powerful waves coming with the rising tide. It's the only spot I know in the southern Senegal. You can find a surf shop in Yoff, just north of Dakar. It's the Tribal Surf Shop.

English (Translate this text in English): I've just know to surf this spot with my bodyboard, just short rides because of the shirt but powerful waves coming with the rising tide. It's the only spot I know in the southern Senegal. You can find a surf shop in Yoff, just north of Dakar. It's the Tribal Surf Shop.

English (Translate this text in English): I've just know to surf this spot with my bodyboard, just short rides because of the shirt but powerful waves coming with the rising tide. It's the only spot I know in the southern Senegal. You can find a surf shop in Yoff, just north of Dakar. It's the Tribal Surf Shop.

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By difaus , 04-11-2011

- hello, i will go to guine bissau next mouth, and i would like to know if anyone knows if there are any waves around there?? thanks a lot. my email is: di.faus@gmail.com

By anonymous , 12-05-2005

left? - looks like a righthander to me

By komico@interfree.it , 04-12-2004

any spot around SAly? - hi, i would go in Saly on feb 05; is ther any spot? Do hte waves stop on the Dakar peninsula? thanks Nik

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